Democratizing the Rule of Law


Year in and year out, Americans face a mountain of unmet civil legal needs. To combat this access-to-justice crisis, the Utah court system has introduced a number of changes. These changes cover the spectrum, from common improvements like making standardized forms available online, to pioneering advancements, such as introducing a legal regulatory sandbox. In this Article, we explore many of the reforms that the Utah courts have embraced, their underlying rationales, and the pushback the reforms have faced.


Stanford University Stanford, California
  • Hon. Deno G. Himonas & Tyler J. Hubbard, Democratizing the Rule of Law, 16 Stan. J. C.R. & C.L. 261 (2020).
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